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Representative Buddy Lovell (D)

201 West Riverside Drive, Marked Tree, 72365

Representative Buddy Lovell (D)
Phone: 870-358-4104
Phone:
District: 56
District:
56
Seniority: 48
Seniority:
48
Occupation: Retired/Consultant
Occupation:
Retired/Consultant
Church Affiliation: Methodist
Church Affiliation:
Methodist
Veteran: Army Guard - Retired - Vietnam
Veteran:
Army Guard - Retired - Vietnam
Public Service: Marked Tree City Council; Marked Tree School Board; First Term in House 2007, 2009
Public Service:
Marked Tree City Council; Marked Tree School Board; First Term in House 2007, 2009


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO CLARIFY THAT AN ASSESSMENT ADJUSTMENT IS APPLICABLE ONLY TO THE YEAR THE ASSESSMENT WAS MADE; TO ALLOW THE APPEAL OF A DECISION OF THE BOARD WHEN THE PETITIONER FAILED TO APPEAR THROUGH NO FAULT OF THE PETITIONER.
TO PROVIDE AN ALTERNATIVE DATE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY.
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE COMPLETION OF AN ORIGINAL VALUATION OF NEWLY DISCOVERED AND NEWLY CONSTRUCTED PERSONAL PROPERTY BY JULY 1.
TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTION AS A DIRECTOR OF THE ST. FRANCIS LEVEE DISTRICT.
TO AMEND THE SALES AND USE TAX LAWS TO CONFORM WITH THE STREAMLINED SALES TAX. AGREEMENT.
TO SET OUT THE PROCEDURE FOR EQUALIZATION BOARDS TO FOLLOW WHEN CHANGING PROPERTY VALUES IN A YEAR WHEN A COUNTY IS NOT COMPLETING REAPPRAISAL.
TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CALCULATING AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION OF SMALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - MARKED TREE TECHNICAL CENTER CRITICAL MAINTENANCE, LIBRARY HOLDINGS, TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
CoSponsor
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT.
PAUL'S LAW: TO PROHIBIT DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM USING HANDHELD WIRELESS TELEPHONES TO ENGAGE IN TEXT MESSAGING.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PLANT BOARD - BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM LONG TERM DEBT APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
TO ALLOW THE SPOUSE OF AN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE OFFICER TO PURCHASE THE OFFICER'S SERVICE SHOTGUN.
THE ROGER PHILLIPS TRANSFER POLICY ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - GRANTS AND AID TO LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INCOME TAX RELIEF TO HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD TAXPAYERS WITH TWO OR MORE DEPENDENTS.
TO PROVIDE INCREASES OF FINES FOR MISDEMEANOR OFFENSES AND VIOLATIONS; TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR COUNTY JAILS; TO AUTHORIZE A LEVY TO DEFRAY THE COST OF INCARCERATING COUNTY PRISONERS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - PUBLIC SCHOOL EMPLOYEE HEALTH INSURANCE APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT TO ENSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ARKANSAS MILK FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS; TO STABILIZE AND STIMULATE DAIRY FARMS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO CREATE THE DAIRY STABILIZATION FUND.
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - PLANT BOARD - BOLL WEEVIL ERADICATION PROGRAM LONG TERM DEBT - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
TO PROVIDE AN INCOME TAX CREDIT TO TAXPAYERS PERFORMING OVERTIME WORK IN COUNTIES DECLARED A DISASTER AREA BY THE GOVERNOR AS THE RESULT OF THE JANUARY 2009 ICE STORM IN ARKANSAS.
THE ARKIDS FIRST IMPROVEMENT ACT.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - CITIES AND COUNTIES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION - CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF SENIOR CITIZEN CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - ALTERNATIVE FUELS AND ENERGY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - STATEWIDE GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT - LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY - FAIR GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR THE STATE ATHLETIC COMMISSION - BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SERVICES - GRANTS - GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS WATERWAYS COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - ARKANSAS STATE LIBRARY - BOOKS FOR ARKANSAS STUDENTS' EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND TOURISM - COMMUNITY GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ARKANSAS HERITAGE - HISTORIC PRESERVATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AUTHORITY GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF COUNTY OPERATIONS - HOMELESS SHELTER GRANTS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES - ARKANSAS CHILD ABUSE/RAPE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMISSION STATEWIDE GRANTS TO VIOLENCE SHELTERS/CRISIS & ADVOCACY CENTERS GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION - CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT AND LIBRARY RESOURCES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS CRIME INFORMATION CENTER - ARKANSAS REAL-TIME SCRAP METAL LOGBOOK EXPENSES GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - STATEWIDE 2-1-1 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SYSTEM GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION - DISBURSING OFFICER - ARKANSAS HUNGER RELIEF ALLIANCE GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - SKIN CANCER EDUCATION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES - DIVISION OF VOLUNTEERISM - NON-PROFIT SUPPORT GRANT GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
AN ACT FOR THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION GENERAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATION.
THE WILDLIFE OBSERVATION TRAILS PILOT PROGRAM.
THE WILDLIFE RECREATION FACILITIES PILOT PROGRAM.
TO ESTABLISH AN ACADEMIC FACILITIES REVIEW BOARD AND TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR A HEARING ON ACADEMIC FACILITIES PROJECTS.
TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT.
TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF EDUCATION WITHIN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES.
TO ENCOURAGE AND FOSTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZE COMMUNITIES BY ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT FOR THE REHABILITATION OF HISTORIC STRUCTURES LOCATED IN ARKANSAS.
CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS AND TRAINING.
CONCERNING DEATH BENEFITS FOR COVERED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.
TO CREATE THE REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ACT.
CoSponsor for Senate
THE ARKANSAS SCHOLARSHIP LOTTERY ACT
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
AN ACT FOR THE ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - NEWPORT - MARKED TREE TECHNICAL CENTER CLASSROOM BUILDING CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING COSTS APPROPRIATION FOR THE 2009-2010 FISCAL YEAR.
AN ACT FOR VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR PERSONAL SERVICES, OPERATING EXPENSES, REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AND GRANTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ARKANSAS DELTA TRAINING AND EDUCATION CONSORTIUM
AN ACT CONCERNING AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO DOGS, CATS, AND HORSES AND RELATED OFFENSES AND CONCERNING ANIMAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
TO PROHIBIT THE CONSOLIDATION OR ANNEXATION OF AN ISOLATED SCHOOL DISTRICT IF THE RESULTING SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL BE LARGER THAN ONE THOUSAND SQUARE MILES (1,000 SQ. MI.).
TO REDUCE THE STATE SALES AND USE TAX RATE ON FOOD AND FOOD INGREDIENTS.
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
A RESOLUTION REGARDING TRANSITIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY.

Committees

Committees